Senaga Kattu Charu is usually made when preparing Purnam Polelu or Purnam Garjalu / Kajjikayalu in which the main ingredient is Bengal gram. This is made with broth left over after boiling Bengal gram.
Left over Bengal gram broth
Boiled Bengal gram paste – 1 tbsp
Tamarind – 1 big lemon sized
Jaggery – 1 small lemon sized
Green Chilies – 2
Onion (optional) – 1 small
Curry leaves – 2 twigs
Coriander – 1 bunch
Ginger garlic paste – ¼ tsp
Salt – 2 tsp
Oil – 1 tbsp
Sort, soak & extract pulp from tamarind.
Chop onion & green chilies.
Make tadka using oil, mustard, cumin, green chilies, onion and curry leaves.
Add tamarind juice, salt, ginger garlic paste & turmeric.
Once heated, add broth, jiggery & Bengal gram paste. Bring it to boil & turn the heat off.
Add coriander & serve it with rice.